period, when her maidens expressed to him their surprise that
having already visited her once he should chose to come
back ag-ain so soon after his departure. With mingled
feelings of surprise and resentment he went back to Ms
palace, where in his dream God Dhavalesvara appeared to him
and said that he was the person who had visited the padminl.
Further, the God told him that the male child that would be
born of her would be an emperor. The king was gratified and
the child was named Pratapajanamani.
The king had learning and patronised scholars. (He wrote
several works). He ruled for 30 years.
Jfatakarafa VafnsS^ali^ (India Office Ms.) Aufrecht cc. i. p. 77 j
Kaifiyai of Jagannatham (Skt), Mac. Mss. 15-6-48, f. 13-b—15-a.
85. THE ARAVlDU KINGS.
Aravltl Bukka and his Ancestors:—The famous TataPhmama
was Bukka's grandfather's grandfather; the wise Somideya
was his grandfather's father; the brave Raghavadeva was his
grandfather; and the kind Pinnama was his father. Bukka
who was commonly known as the tiger among the feudatory
chiefs (Manne-puli) became the estabiisher of the kingdom of
Petdya Bftlabhagavatam, Mac. Mss. 19-2-4.
86. ARAVITI fcUKKA.
iraviti Bukka, the best of chiefs, was born to him (Pinnama)
by his wife AubhaladevT. At the time of his birth, the other
chiefs became pale like the stars at the time of the rise of the
Moon. He was the chosen friend of Saluva Narasingaraya,
the crest-jewell of the kings. Bukka acquired fame as the
protector of the wise.
Svipada-BZlabhagavatami Mac. Mss. 13-2-19, p. 285.
87. SALUVA NkRASIMEA'S WAR UPON THE QUTB SHAH
AND THE GAJAPATI.
At the time when Narasimharaya waged war upon the
Qutb Shah and the Gajapati, Bukkaraja accompanied him as
far as Delhi with 4,000 K§atriyas of Murikina^u, 2,500 Velmas